Published 11:55 pm Saturday, June 14, 2014
Ammons offering basketball lessons
Former Vicksburg High and South Alabama basketball star Mychal Ammons is available for private basketball lessons with local children. The fee is $40 for a one-hour individual session. For more information, call or text Ammons at 601-862-3476, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bud Light Scramble at Clear Creek
The Bud Light 2-Man Scramble will be held Friday and Saturday at Clear Creek Golf Course in Bovina. The entry fee is $250 per team, and includes mulligans, green fee, cart fees, lunch, a practice round and drinks. One long drive and four closest to the hole prizes will be awarded each day, with a minimum value of $500. Prizes will also be awarded for first through fourth place in each of six flights, based on a 72-team field.
To register, or for more information, call Kent Smith at 601-638-9395.
Cannon soccer holding tryouts
Tryouts for the Cannon Soccer Club’s competitive program will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Vicksburg Soccer Organization Complex in Bovina. The tryouts are for players ages 9-18.
For more information, email Dawn Farthing at email@example.com.
Summer tennis at Halls Ferry
The City of Vicksburg’s summer youth tennis program is now underway at Halls Ferry Park. The program will run Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to noon, and on Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Individual matches will be played from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., followed by junior team tennis from 10 a.m. to noon.
The program is open to players ages 5 through 18, and there is no charge. For more information, call Rick Shields at 601-618-4757 or 601-634-4514.
Mississippi Braves golf tourney
The Mississippi Braves Charity Golf Tournament will be held July 9 at Patrick Farms Golf Club in Brandon. The tournament is a four-man and one celebrity scramble. Sign-in is at 11:30 a.m., and the tournament begins with shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Entry fees range from $350 to $750 per four-man team, depending on the level of sponsorship. Proceeds benefit the Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter of the ALS Association.
For more information, call 601-932-8788 or visit mississippibraves.com
Southern Miss football camp
The Southern Miss Football Camp will be held Thursday on the school’s Hattiesburg campus. The camp is open to all students in grades 9-12.
Registration will begin at 1 p.m. at the Duff Athletic Center, and the cost of the camp is $40.